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lear yes. we will just eventually see that snow pick up i would say as soon as we hit lunchtime and beyond, that is when he all bets are off and that system will make its arrival. we are definitely okay for now but as we start off here we will zero on storm scan at the local level, making its sweep and not picking up on anything yet. we can throw satellite coverage on top and we have a nice, clear sky. it is like that proverbial calm before the storm here and this is just a clipper even though we have an eye on very poor timing with it, it the is, in the necessarily going to be bringing us anything more than modest snowfall totals but you can see leading edge of the moisture moving right now into portions of the appalachian range and just matter of hours before it hits us. as soon as we hit late morning we will see winter weather advisory taking effect here you may see them begin as early as 10:00 a.m. but just know you will get through typical morning rush without any hint of winter weather yet.
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it is mainly a a philadelphia points south events. notice off in the poconos in the lehigh valley you don't have winter weather advisories. that doesn't mean you will not see snow but you will see modest snowfall out of this. access of moisture passes through southern new jersey and delaware here today. outside we will go to palmyra cove nature park and it looks tranquil for now totally different scene come the evening rush. i'm telling you. let's walk you through travel here. we will get nice big green light for that morning drive. nothing more than a typical delay. we have our map here to walk us through that but later this afternoon and evening steady light snow starts to pick up. it is just enough it will make for treacherous travel out there. the timing is way less than ideal, around the region as a whole we have in mid 30's with snow arriving through midday, lasting throughout the evening and then thankfully tape's off later tonight. the it will be out of here by this same time tomorrow vittoria. >> we have that to look
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forward to but i'm concern burr evening rush today. even if you are watching us and heading to work by the time you get out of work make sure you take it easy out there because it will be serious. if you are traveling right now, 476 and surrounding majors we are looking great. nothing serious to mention here beside the fact that you want to take it the ease any weather like this no matter what time it is. traveling blue route and rest of the majors we have no volume problems and our incident are low. taking a look at 476 mid county but you moving our way to new jersey traveling on the 42 freeway notice a few vehicles on the northbound side approaching creek road but all and all we are good to go and in delays for mass transit, erika. when those first flakes start falling penndot says they will be ready. chopper three over the schuylkill expressway as crews pretreated roadways and highways with brine, it is quiet inside penndot's common center but not for long. thinks where they will machine for traffic cameras to keep a
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close eye on road conditions. >> the plan will be to position our trucks on the highways loadedded with salt so when snow begins to fall whether it is late morning, early afternoon they will be salting the roadways, keeping roadways wet, plow as necessary, and timing of the storm is obviously a concern because it the looks like it appears that will be extending into the evening rush hour. >> penndot is urging drivers to slow down and give those plows enough room to do their jobs. now is the time to make sure you have that cbs philly weather app. track the snow on live radar and get up to the minute forecast from our team have of meteorologists, you can down load that app for freon google will play and itunes. early morning crash send two officers and a shooting victim to the hospital. the it happened when the the the officers were rushing the victim to the hospital, eye witt the necessary news reporter jan carabao is on the scene in north philadelphia with the latest, jan good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ukee. fortunate thely and surprisingly there were no
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real serious injuries as a result of the three car accident. most serious of the injuries was to that police officers driving that car right there. he got a cut to the head and probably a concussion and taken to temple university hospital in stable condition. everybody else involved in this accident as well is in stable condition this morning and really surprising if you take a look at debris on the roads and all of the damage to these three cars the impact was really strong this was a three car accident involving a police car and two other cars. crash happened here at 25th and lehigh around 3:00 this morning. the police officers were transporting a 24 year-old gunshot victim to temple hospital at the time of the accident this were coming from the 2400 block of north hollywood street and they had their lights and siren on. victim had had three shots to his leg. the as police were traveling east on lehigh avenue help got in an accident with the lexus traveling north on 25th and then those two cars crashed into a third vehicle a camaro
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traveling west on lehigh. have one was taken to temple in stable condition. the drivers of the other two cars had bumps and bruises. now, no word on how fast anyone was driving but we are learning more about the drivers of those two other vehicles lets take a listen. >> whenever we're rushing someone to the hospital we activate our lights, we activate our sirens we try to drive there as quickly and safely as possible, interesting to know that bet of the civilian vehicles were operated by non-licensed drivers, so that is something we have to look into. >> reporter: accident reconstruction will be out here to determine exactly what happened but again surprisingly no serious injuries in this three car crash, shooting victim is expected to recover as well, you can see here on the scene at lehigh avenue this street is still closed down a lot of debris in the road these three crushed cars still in the roadway as well. that accident reconstruction team will have to come out here to do investigation and also charges and citations are
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still pending, again, against those two other drivers of the civilian vehicles. we are told they are non-licensed drivers and police will be as you heard looking more into that. we will continue to update you on this story but for now we are live in north philadelphia jan carabao cbs-3 "eyewitness news". police are investigating a fatal crash in the holmesberg neighborhood. investigators tell thus suv was speeding when it crash in the concrete stairwell on the 7300 block of millare in street and it happened around 1:30. one passenger was killed and another suffered a broken leg and arm. the driver was charged with driving under the influence. happening today jury deliberations resume in the fraud trial of the former tv sportscaster don tollefson. the jury deliberated late into the night after getting the case late yesterday. prosecutors say that tollefson used his winning ways charity to cheat people out of more than $300,000 selling them bogus sports and travel
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packages. tollefson acted as his own attorney during the trial. the new jersey mother accused of murdering his new born baby did in the have much to say during her first court appearance. police say hyphernkemberly dorvilier set that babe on fire shortly after giving birth on the side of the road. vigil will be held it in to honor that little girl at browns mills united methodist church tonight at 7:30. developing right now nine people are rush to the hospital after a terror attack on a bus in tel aviv israel. police say a palestinian man stabbed several passengers and the driver before he was chased down shot and arrested. four of the stabbing victims were seriously hurt. hamas did not claim responsibility for the attack but they did praise it. just in from france prosecutors charged four men in connection with this month's terror attacks around paris. prosecutors say the the men helped one of the suspect who killed the police officer before murdering four hostages
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inside a kosher supermarket. officers eventually killed that gunman. 5:08 right now. president obama says the state of the union is strong and it is setting a new you agenda to help the middle class. susan mcginnes reports from washington that the president is taking his proposals on the road amid growing dissension in washington. >> but tonight we turn the page. >> reporter: in his sixth state of the union address, president obama called on the new republican led congress to help the middle class with proposals they are sure to vote down including tax hikes for wealthy, free college tuition and raising the minimum wage. >> if you truly believe you can work full-time and support a family on less than $15,000 a year try it. >> reporter: he asked congress to authorize the use of military force a against isis in iraq and syria and pass laws to protect americans from cyber terror. >> no hacker should be able to shut down our networks, steel
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our trade secrets or invade privacy of american families. >> reporter: while promised to go work with republicans he threatened to stop any attempt to unravel his actions on health care, immigration and financial reform. >> if a bill comes to my desk that tries to do any of these things i will veto it. >> reporter: republicans criticized president's proposals before he even gave the speech and continued afterwards. >> he is squandering the last opportunity to set things right. >> reporter: in the new response, joan er nst have of iowa said new congress is different. >> congress is back to work on your behalf ready to make washington focus on your concerns again. >> reporter: the the president heads to idaho to push his proposals, susan mcginnes for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". vice-president joe biden weighs in on the state of the union address and president's priorities coming up on cbs this morning at 7:00 right here after "eyewitness news", ukee. businessman from york
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county officially becomes the the pennsylvania's, state of pennsylvania's forty-seventh governor. >> i thomas westerman wolf. >> do solemnly swear. >> put his hand on the family bible that dates back to the 19th century governor tom wolf took the oath of office as his wife daughters and crowd of thousands looked on. in his addressee laid out the frame work for his first term, better schools better jobs and a government that works. >> we need to work together and we need to get started. we have to respect each others ideas. we have to respect each others values. we have to believe that none of us alone has all of the answers, but together we can find an approach that works. >> in one of his first actions as governor wolf signed two executive orders on ethics issues. we're updating this morning's breaking stories including latest on the police officers hurt in the crash while rushing a shooting victimim to the hospital. gunfire erupts in the crowded hospital, new developments overnight about
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one of the victims as police search for a motive. disturbing accusation as begins a bucks county father and detectives worry there may be more victims out there. we are watching weather for you, quiet down the shore but we will see some snow and just a few hours katie is updating the forecast when we do traffic and weather together on the three's. thank you, cable for the slower internet upload speeds. for fewer video on demand titles. thank you cable, because if we never had you... ...we wouldn't know the incredible difference verizon fios makes. in customer satisfaction studies, fios is rated #1 in internet speed and reliability - 8 years running. plus, fios has the fastest wi-fi available from any provider. period. see the difference for yourself. get a fios triple play online at an amazing price guaranteed for two full years! plus, get a $300 bonus with a two-year agreement. ♪ good morning, usher! hey! did you know bees communicate through dance?
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katie, pretty calm right now but watch out later. >> yeah, it is a situation that just goes downhill, overtime. not good stuff yeah. it is all courtesy of the clipper system that will be one of those a-typical guys where for one thing it brings in some rain. we only find snow witt but it will also be intensifying as it moves through. that is in the so ordinary
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either. lets go out to storm scan three and we will start off with the regional zoom and you can see already that leading edge of the moisture moving in across west virginia and really taking over that entire state and eastern edge of the buckeye state. that is beginning of the moisture on the way. we can zoom it out and see this strung out batch of snow. all of this is in the most organized thing we have ever seen but basically the disturbance that will be rolling through relatively swift there i and, come with terrible timing. we are looking ahead to i would say just after lunchtime. there you have it, 1:00 p.m. first signs of life on radar will likely be moving in our area. you may getaway with until two or 3:00 p.m. around philadelphia but then it just moves on through here and it comes through with very poor timing into the the evening rush and as we look ahead into our thursday, thankfully it is all out of here. with that said lets take a look at how this will pan out here again, mainly in the
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afternoon we will see that snow picking up snow showers mixing with rain initially at the coast. watch for slick travel and reduced visibility. it is one to 3 inches locally up to four through central delaware and southern new jersey w that said timing is just terrible, thankfully, out of here and long gone later tonight, vittoria. >> good morning, everyone. as we wait for all of that right now the roads are very calm and serene and as we jump over to i-95 notice there are no problems and no delays, you know penndot crews have conn an amazing job brining the red ways and hopefully we will see the great effects of that later tonight when we do find that precipitation but as of right new again it is clean outside. i-95 looking great at cottman and not just there around vine street expressway delaware county, bucks county, it is even in delaware itself. looking at 309 not too far from the pennsylvania turnpike also, a beautiful ride, speed sensors high up as you will notice not only
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pennsylvania but new jersey and delaware. majors are not a problem. if you are traveling 168 in new jersey between ferry avenue and nicholson road you'll fine construction until 6:00 a.m., erika. >> vittoria, thank you. we have breaking news at the top of the morning's headlines on cbs-3. two police officers injured in the crash while transporting a shooting victim to the hospital. it happened at 25th and lehigh streets just before 3:00 o'clock. the the extent of their injuries is not yet clear right new. also a deadly accident in holmesberg. police say a suv crashed on the 7300 block of millare in street and a passenger was kill. another 22-year old man is also injured. driver is under arrest accused of driving under the the influence. bucks county jury returns today to continue deliberating the the fate of the former sportscaster don tollefson. tollefson is accused of scaming hundreds of people with bogus sports trips. so much for waiting for a check from the irs, we will tell you how you can turn your refund into cash. also fighting cancer with
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good morning everyone. we are keeping an eye on storm scan three because as snow head our way this one could a affect the commute home this afternoon. katie tracking snow and she will have it in just a minute. we have a new option this year to collect your tax refund, for get about a check or even direct deposit wal-mart will let you collect their refund in cash at its stores. this movies design mostly for people who don't have checking accounts. it is free, to pick up cash at wal-mart but tax preparers might charge you $7 for that service. let's check your philadelphia jobs market report now and cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. >> reporter: you have seen ads, and working from home for you? the first hurdle will toys fine legitimate, well paid positions. because work at home scams a
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bound. check out companies with the bbb of metro philadelphia, to weed out the bad a actors. you may also want to consider paying $15 a month for flex jobs.com, a site that identifies jobs, for flexible work and is good about checking the legitimacy of listings before posting. flex jobs has a variety of categories but one that seems to be exploding is computer and information technology. these jobs can range from computer repair to web site maintenance, to internet security positions. they are from a variety of industries. flex jobs also has the ability to search based on location so you can review jobs available to anyone specifically located in pennsylvania. a according to the site cdi corp comcast and yoh are among the top 100 companies headed in philadelphia flexible jobs. the despite the fear of some employers that those who work from home are eating bon,
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bon's in their pj's the biggest wrist from being working from home may be logging more hours then you would at a physical office. your best betties to create daily work hours stick with them, and then, be sure to turn everything off, shut the door, and close-up shop. i'm jill schlesinger for cbs-3 "eyewitness news"
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time for traffic and weather to go, katie good morning. >> we expect to see our next round of snow as early in the afternoon. would i say just after lunchtime you may start to see first flakes flying through the western most suburbs but leading edge of the precipitation is already visible in the southwestern corner of pennsylvania it is just a matter of time.
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generally this is a snow event but this is a clipper with a few odd ball characteristics to it. it starts off with some chilly rain near the coast that is why we have a pink sliver of a little mixing that will take place before it turns over to snow and that little bit of the bulls eye up to 4 inches through south central new jersey and delaware. the system is going to be intensifying oddly enough as it rolls on through. meanwhile general within to 3 inches for everyone else coming with terrible timing. we can handle one to 3 inches but we cannot handle it at the height of the evening rush. that is when it is expect to be at its worse but out of here late tonight and would i say we are right back to normal by this time tomorrow for sure, vittoria. >> good morning everyone. we really have been hit hard with unfortunate accidents these past couple days and we have an unfortunate accident we need to talk about in northeast philadelphia tacony hall alsoberg section. traveling at millare in and cottman avenue you will notice
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a very serious accident scene here. police still on the scene as a result of the fatal crash. they are still continuing to investigate. they are waiting for a tow truck to remove the remnants of the vehicle here. again traveling at millare in and cottman you will notice police activity in that area a as we continue to talk about the majors in the rush hour in rush hour right now being that it is almost still 5:30 this morning. our majors are great. speed sensors high up in the 50's at roosevelt boulevard but traveling anywhere you should not have a problem mass trans transit has in delays. nfl has in comment thus far on espn's report that new england patriots are cheating. espn says 11 of the 12 footballs they supplied for last sunday's game were under inflated by 2-pound, there each. that would make the the balls easier to catch, and throw according to those in the know in bad weather. the the paths deny accusations. patriots and seahawks play in super bowl 49 a week from
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sunday. battle of the last two teams in the atlantic division of the nba when sixers host new york knicks in south philadelphia. sixers are a game and a half up on the knicks as things stand right now. to the ice, flyers and penguins battling things out at the well last night and things got chip i between the two rivals. zach reynaldo could be suspended for a hit in the first period, fights followed the rest of the game. after all of the fighting and smoke cleared the flyers and pens went to overtime, captain claude giroux won it for fly guys, flyers win three-two giroux and jake rorrer second will play sun take in columbus. erika, back to you. coming up next on eyewitness nice we are following several breaking stories including a crash involving two police officers, jan? >> reporter: certainly a bad looking crash involving these two police officers here on lehigh avenue in north philadelphia, coming up, we will look at how this accident happen and we have more information about the other two drivers involved.
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we are also keeping an eye on the storm, heading our way this afternoon, vittoria and katie, track traffic and weather to go. how will this affect your drive home? we have details coming up. we will be right back. million nor. ♪ ♪all day and all of the night - the kinks♪ ♪all day and all of the night - the kinks♪ yoplait. with a smooth and
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we're following breaking news two police officers are hurt in the crash while rushing shooting victims to the hospital. we are learning some other drivers should not have been behind the wheel. we are live with how the officers are doing this morning. good morning everyone. we are keeping an eye to the sky and storm scan three as more snow head our way today. >> katie outside on the sky ck with more on the storm's timing. at least our morning is clear. >> this will be a p.m. event for our area moving in shortly after lunchtime for some of you. but for now, no flakes are flying just yet but moisture is definitely visible, very
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near by. in the here on storm scan three at the local level, tri-state sweep not picking up on anything but gun clutter at this hour but just zoom it out one time and most of west virginia at this point is engulfed in some of that moisture. it is modest moisture it is a clipper system after all but timing is way less than ideal, so lets walk you through more of what this system has up its sleeve for our area. we will go out to the winter weather advisory posted. they are not up just yet they take effect at ten or 11:00 a.m. and depend on what time they will take effect but it is philadelphia including montgomery and lower bucks counties now, those were counties not included until just about an hour and a half ago so now it is updating the coverage zone there but generally it looks like southern tear of the region will be hit hardest with this clipper and with the timing coming it will be coming in the early afternoon and toward evening rush. that is bad timing, obviously.

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